BS/MS Dual Degree Program
A Unique Opportunity
- Receive two diplomas (B.S. and M.S.) at the same time in 5 years
- Enjoy the benefits and rewards of the Drexel Co-Op experience
- Gain research experience by working with research faculty
- Typical salaries for students with M.S. degrees are about 25% higher than those with B.S. degrees
It is possible to receive a B.S. degree in one discipline and a M.S. degree in the same or related discipline.
Exceptional students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3, who are in good academic standing and are enrolled as five year co-op students, are eligible. Students officially enter the program after completion of 90 credits and before completion of 120 credits. Students who meet these BS/MS eligibility requirements must submit a BS/MS Plan of Study to be approved by the Undergraduate and Graduate Assistant Department Heads. Students applying in the quarter in which they will be registered for 120 credits must apply and have their paperwork submitted to the Graduate Studies Office within the first three (3) weeks of that quarter.
Please use the following templates when designing your personalized BS/MS Plan of Study and e-mail the Plan of Study to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Computer Engineering BS/MS Plan of Study template (Excel file)
- Electrical Engineering BS/MS Plan of Study template (Excel file)
Students are encouraged to begin planning for the program as early as their freshman year.
B.S. in Engineering requires 192 approved credits. M.S. in Engineering requires 45 credits based on the individual graduate program. Students in Bachelors/Masters program take only 180 undergraduate credits plus the required graduate credits.
Students in the program must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their undergraduate and graduate course work in order to remain in the program.
If the student decides to withdraw from the BS.MS program, she/he must have completed the required 192 credits to receive the B.S. degree.
Senior Design or Thesis Option
MS/BS students can either choose a thesis (Masters) or the Senior Design. If the thesis option is chosen, students will be required to have a single page of document describing the design aspects covered in the thesis. This form must be signed by the thesis advisor and the student, and be submitted to the Department as part of the student's file. This page should also be included in the thesis.
To apply for admission to the BS/MS program, please use the Application Form for BS/MS Admission.
If you have any questions about the BS/MS program, please Contact Us.